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Translation of enchufar in English:

transitive verb

  • 2 [colloquial] (persona)enchufó a su hermano en la empresa
    he fixed or set his brother up with a job in the company [colloquial]
    he used his influence or he pulled some strings to get his brother a job in the company
    no consiguió el puesto por méritos, lo enchufaron
    he didn't get the job on merit, he pulled some strings [colloquial]

also: enchufarse pronominal verb

  • 2 (Spain) [colloquial] (en puesto) se ha enchufado en el Ministerio
    he's got a job in the Ministry thanks to his connections
Example sentences
  • Se inflan en segundos con sólo enchufar.
  • Cuesta $30 mil y usa pilas o se enchufa a la corriente.
  • Se enchufa directamente al computador y viene con un programa especial incorporado.
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